Art Education for the Classroom Teacher (1st Edition)
Daniella Ramos Barroqueiro
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This book covers artistic development in children, how to cultivate their interest in art, writing your art lesson plans, special needs children, and much more.
The issue of teaching art and specifically the methods used to stimulate student interest and the implications of art teaching methods have been in the researchers' scope for decades since the late 1950s. Particularly for the early childhood classroom, from pre-school through the primary grades, the basic questions most researchers tried to answer are how to attract students to art and how art is used to develop their learning skills.
Daniella Ramos Barroqueiro is an Associate Professor of Art Education. She teaches art methods courses for elementary, early childhood and art education majors, as well as graduate courses that address current issues in the field. She regularly serves on thesis committees in and outside of art education. Dr. Barroqueiro graduated from Southern Connecticut State University in 1991 with a Bachelor’s degree and certification in Art Education. She earned her Master’s degree in 1996, and her Doctorate in 2004, (both in Art Education) at The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she studied with Lillian Katz, Liora Bresler, Christine Thompson and Elizabeth Delacruz. She taught art at the elementary and middle levels in Connecticut, and in various early childhood settings in Illinois, including a Montessori School and University lab schools. She was a visiting assistant professor of art education at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana before coming to teach at ISU. Over the last two decades she has presented papers and published articles on various topics: children's artistic development, visual and verbal literacy, assessment in the arts, art education for the classroom teacher, multicultural children’s literature, attention deficit disorder (ADD), and the contemporary glass movement. Dr. Barroqueiro has been a reviewer for the International Art in Early Childhood Research Journal and for Visual Arts Research. She has served as a board member of the Illinois Art Education Association Central Council.
facial feature. I’m not sure I would encourage students to save the image on the website, but it could be printed easily. Consider using this as a tool as a Language Arts tool for character analysis. Students could create a portrait of what they believe a character would look like, print it, and then write the analysis. Virtual Lite-Brite (Grades K-12) Bring back those days of yesteryear and create your own virtual Lite-Brite mosaic. A print screen will be required to save the image. 49 50
important/influential to this particular culture?) • What is similar and what is different about these artworks? Compare them. (For older students: What is the reason for these differences?) Celebrating Diversity through Multicultural Art Education Chapter 11 • What is different about these styles? Compare them. • What is similar about these styles? (For older students: Why might there be similarities?) • What do you know about this country/culture? Have you ever visited? What is
approach. Focus on the process far more than the results. The idea is to build self-confidence and to allow the student to have a sense of accomplishment. Second, do not overdo it on the rules! It is hard for some children to stay focused on an activity. If they constantly hear, “Don’t make a mess!!” or “Sit up straight and don’t wiggle” they will become distracted and frustrated Art for Children with Special Needs Chapter 12 while trying to complete the project. Aim to make the
Ethic Through Art Beyond the expressive and communicative qualities of art, art also teaches young children how to work. Much of their first school experiences are artistic in nature. Children put forth time, effort and thought into the artwork they do in school and this gives them a sense of pride and satisfaction. According to the National Art Education Association (2003), “through art, young children learn the joy of work – work done to the best of one’s ability, for its own sake, for the
individuality. 24 The Comprehensive Approach Chapter 6 Art History Art History looks at art across time periods. It is the academic study of objects of art in their historical contexts, i.e. genre, design and style. This includes drawing, painting, sculpture and architecture as well as ceramics, furniture, and other decorative objects. Works of art provide a unique documentation of cultural changes throughout history. Studying historical works not only gives us insights into the past,